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Installing PlayStation 2 Power Board 



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Installing PlayStation 2 Power Board 



Tools used in this guide 

• Metal Spudqer (1) 

• Phillips #00 Screwdriver (1) 

• Phillips #1 Screwdriver (1) 



Prerequisite for removing the fan, power switch, and the disc drive. 



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Installing PlayStation 2 Power Board 




Step 1 - disassembly Top Cover 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 so that the bottom of the device is 
facing up. 

• Using a metal spudger, pry the 8 flat screw covers out. 

• Remove the following 8 screws: 

• Four 55.4 mm Philips screws. 

• Four 18 mm Phillips screws. 




Step 2 

• Peel the warranty sticker next to the main power switch 
from the case. 



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Step 3 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 back over and remove the top 
cover, prying the half closer to the power switch first 
and rocking the whole thing towards the front 

• Carefully remove the cord that attaches the 
two halves by unclipping the power cord 
assembly from the case in the lid. 



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Step 4 - Power Board 

• Remove the two 6.4 mm Phillips black screws holding 
the disc drive in place. 

• Remove the whole disc drive by carefully tilting the lid 
and sliding out. 



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Steps 

• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips head gold screws to 
remove controller port. 




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Step 6 

• Gently lift out the controller port. 

• Disconnect the ribbon cable from the controller port. 



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Step? 

• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips gold screws holding the 
fan. 




Steps 

• If you utilize your expansion bay for its 
intended purpose, make sure you remove 
the component now. 



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• Remove the cover for the expansion bay. 

• Pull the innards out and away from the bottom cover. 

• Now that all of that bulky plastic is out of the way, we 
can get to the fun stuff - electronics! 

• Let's begin by removing the four 7.6 mm Phillips head 
gold screws holding on the power supply board. 



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Step 9 

• With the screws out of the way, the metal case that 
houses the expansion bay will lift off with ease 

• There is one cable that is clipped onto the 
power board. It is located next to the main 
power switch. 



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• Carefully begin lifting the power board. You can now 
see the clip holding the power board in place. 

• Unsnap the clip, and the board is free from the unit. 



To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



This document was last generated on Dec 14, 2010. 



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